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Dophla evelina (Stoll, [1790]) – Redspot Duke

Subspecies in India:

(1) Dophla evelina laudabilis (Swinhoe, 1890) – Sahyadri Redspot Duke
(2) Dophla evelina derma (Kollar, [1848]) – Himalayan Redspot Duke

  The subspecies laudabilis is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Anacardium occidentale (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Anacardiaceae). Diospyros candolleana (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Diospyros malabarica (Ogale et al. 2018), Diospyros melanoxylon (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Ebenaceae).

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
  The subspecies laudabilis is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Ogale, H., T. M. Rajendran and P. K. Girish Mohan. 2020. Dophla evelina (Stoll, [1790]) – Redspot Duke. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.00. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/538/Dophla-evelina
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